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Scholarships for FMM

2014 YMA FSF SCHOLARSHIPS  

FIT announces the 2014 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. To apply for this $5000 scholarship:

  • you must currently be in your 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th semester.  
  • you must carry at least 12 credits (including Evening/Weekend students).
  • One-Year AAS students must continue at FIT for your BS degree.
  • International students must stay in the US after graduation.
  • you must work in the fashion industry after graduation.
  • you must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.

     Packets of information, including an application, case study and application criteria may be picked up from Robin Sackin, Chairperson of the FMM Department. Completed packets should be emailed to robin_sackin@fitnyc.edu or dropped off to B320 by October 31st at 5:00 PM.

 

WINNERS OF HENRY DONEGER ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED

CONGRATULATIONS to this year's Doneger Scholarship winners:

           For the AAS ($3000)  Christina Lau

           For the BS ($5000)  Brittany Field, Sarah Larson, Bareket Dori
                                                 and Alexis Katsafanas

The Henry Doneger Endowed Scholarship is in memory of Jill and Abbey's father, one of the industry's most innovative and influential leaders.

The scholarship is awarded to four FMM BS students in the amount of $2700 each, and one AAS student in the amount of $1000.

You are eligible to apply for the scholarship if you are currently in your 3rd or 4th semester in your two-year AAS degree, or 5th, 6th or 7th semester in your BS degree.  If you are a one-year AAS degree student, you must be in your second semester and applying for the BS degree in FMM.  You must be a current matriculated day student with a minimum of  a 3.0 or better GPA.

You must submit an application to Robin Sackin, Chair of the FMM Department.  Details for next year's scholarship will be provided on this page.

Please submit the following information.

  •  A 1-2 page double-spaced letter giving an overview of yourself, your goals, and how you would use the scholarship money should you receive it.
  • An updated resume with your current address and phone number.
  • An official transcript, which you may request from the registrar and which must accompany the packet you are handing in.
  • A 3-5 page double-spaced paper on one of the following two topics. (Grammar and spelling count!)

                a)  Retailer collaborations with designers, brands, other retailers,  or charities are becoming an important peice of retailing today. What is your favorite example?  Why? How do you see this trend evolving in the future?

                 b) There have been recent concerns of the relevance of Fashion Week in New York, London, Paris and Milan.What is the real purpose of Fashion Week?  How has it evolved? What strategy would you suggest it take to continue successfully and reflect the changes in the industry?

The process of being chosen for the Doneger Scholarship will be: 

  1.  All applications will be reviewed by Robin Sackin.  The top applications will be sent to The Doneger Group, where they will be read by The Doneger Group Executive Team.
  2. The Doneger Group will make their decisions and send them to Professor Sackin who will contact the winners.
  3. Scholarship recipients will be invited to the The Doneger Group offices to meet with company executives and will also be invited to various events throughout the year.

Any further questions, contact robin_sackin@fitnyc.edu.

              

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